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Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Since starting birth control I've had thick black to brown discharge before and after my period... What is this? What causes it? How can I stop it?

Since starting birth control I've had thick black to brown discharge before and after my period... What is this? What causes it? How can I stop it?

May be normal: Many women experience abnormal bleeding during the 1st several months after starting an oral contraceptive. Make sure you take your pill at the same time every day. If the bleeding persists after 3 packs, see your gyn, as you may need to change to a different pill, or an alternative type of contraception. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Do trich or bv cause thick yellow lotion like discharge with fishy odor sometimes brown or bloody & lower stomach feel like I been excersing?

Do trich or bv cause thick yellow lotion like discharge with fishy odor sometimes brown or bloody & lower stomach feel like I been excersing?

May be BV: Bacterial Vaginosis is usually accompanied by a fishy or ammonia smell. It can be treated with a number of medications. It isn't usually accompanied by blood or lower abdominal discomfort, so it would be important for you to be evaluated by your health care provider. Good luck. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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In woman w/pof, can thick uterus lining cause ovul. Symptms like eggwhite mucus, PMS symptms like sore breasts, then mild cramps/slight brown dschrge?

In woman w/pof, can thick uterus lining cause ovul. Symptms like eggwhite mucus, PMS symptms like sore breasts, then mild cramps/slight brown dschrge?

Other way around: Ovulation can cause thick uterine lining and the other symptoms. It's not the thick lining that causes the ovulation. We used to think that women with pof never ovulated again. But more recent research shows that they will have random spontaneous ovulations more often that we thought possible. ...Read more

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What causes white chunky discharge?

What causes white chunky discharge?

One cause: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read more

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I have had chunky white discharge for the past 2 days what could this be caused from?

From where?: If this is come from your vagina it may represent a vaginal infection. Be evaluated by your primary care doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have some brownish discharge what can cause this?

Brown D/C: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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What might cause brownish discharge with a bad odder?

What might cause brownish discharge with a bad odder?

Infection?: It seems that you have a vaginal infection which could be due to BV or Trichomoniasis. You need to see your provider for exam and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes brown gouey discharge from the vigina?

What causes brown gouey discharge from the vigina?

Old blood: Vaginal secretions with some blood in them will look brown. Can be normal. ...Read more

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What is the cause of brown discharge?

What is the cause of brown discharge?

Old blood most: Likely; assuming you are speaking of discharge from lungs, bladder or vagina; discharge site not specified. Blood, after a time, & a bit diluted looks brown from the iron and heme in hemoglobin. ...Read more

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What are common causes of brown discharge?

Female? Vaginal?: Brown discharge may be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What does thick brownish red discharge mean?

What does thick brownish red discharge mean?

Depends: Is it coming out of your ear, your penis, your anus? Some details might help. ...Read more

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What are the causes of heavy brown discharge?

What are the causes of heavy brown discharge?

Brown discharge: May be older, deoxygenated blood. However if you develop discharge that has an odor, causes redness, swelling, itching or pain - please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more